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In 2011, 10% of people in Karingal, came from countries where English was not their first language.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in Karingal. The mix of Country of Birth groups is also indicative of historical settlement patterns, as source countries for Australia's immigration program have varied significantly over time.

To get a more complete picture of cultural and ethnic characteristics, Karingal's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Karingal - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1,1188.47.91,2309.38.7-112
New Zealand
4033.02.34343.32.1-31
China
990.70.5380.30.3+61
Germany
960.70.6990.70.7-3
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines760.60.7520.40.5+24
map this data in atlas.idIndia730.61.0410.30.6+32
Ireland
590.40.4630.50.4-4
Poland
590.40.3420.30.3+17
Sri Lanka
550.40.5450.30.4+10
Netherlands
520.40.6800.60.7-28
Greece
480.40.3540.40.3-6
South Africa
470.40.6480.40.4-1
Italy
460.30.5670.50.5-21
Croatia
410.30.2260.20.2+15
United States of America
400.30.3360.30.2+4
Mauritius
370.30.3240.20.2+13
Malaysia
340.30.2260.20.2+8
Zimbabwe
320.20.1100.10.1+22
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
310.20.2590.40.2-28
Lebanon
300.20.1310.20.1-1
Malta
260.20.1120.10.1+14
Austria
240.20.1270.20.1-3
Chile
210.20.1250.20.2-4
Singapore
210.20.1140.10.1+7
Papua New Guinea
200.20.1100.10.1+10
Hungary
200.20.1180.10.1+2
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Karingal - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,03322.821.83,07623.220.8-43
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,35810.210.21,2479.48.8+111
Main English speaking countries
1,67512.611.61,82913.812.0-154
Australia
9,45671.172.69,22469.771.9+232
Not stated
8046.05.69347.17.3-130

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Birthplace, 2011
Birthplace, 2011 United Kingdom, Frankston City: 7.9% New Zealand, Frankston City: 2.3% China, Frankston City: 0.5% Germany, Frankston City: 0.6% Philippines, Frankston City: 0.7% India, Frankston City: 1.0% Poland, Frankston City: 0.3% Ireland, Frankston City: 0.4% Sri Lanka, Frankston City: 0.5% Netherlands, Frankston City: 0.6% United Kingdom, Karingal: 8.4% New Zealand, Karingal: 3.0% China, Karingal: 0.7% Germany, Karingal: 0.7% Philippines, Karingal: 0.6% India, Karingal: 0.6% Poland, Karingal: 0.4% Ireland, Karingal: 0.4% Sri Lanka, Karingal: 0.4% Netherlands, Karingal: 0.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Karingal: -112 New Zealand, Karingal: -31 China, Karingal: +61 Germany, Karingal: -3 Philippines, Karingal: +24 India, Karingal: +32 Poland, Karingal: +17 Ireland, Karingal: -4 Sri Lanka, Karingal: +10 Netherlands, Karingal: -28
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Karingal in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, and a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 22.8% of the population was born overseas, and 10.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 21.8% and 10.2% respectively for Frankston City.

There were no major differences between Karingal and Frankston City in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 43 or 1.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 111 or 8.9%.

The largest changes in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were for those born in:

  • United Kingdom (-112 persons)
  • China (+61 persons)

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